How Do You Describe What We Do?

Last Update: January 08, 2019

I've been here on WA for about 3 1/2 months, working hard learning and writing for my site. But if casually asked by someone I just met, "What do you do?" I wouldn't know how to respond in a few words.

I'm not thinking about an "elevator speech" that describes my skills and their benefits. I'm wondering more about a brief title that clues people in about what I'm up to.

Everyone knows what a nurse, carpenter, or scientist is. Am I an internet marketer? (I hope not because it might seem as if I've just fallen off the turnip truck.) Am I a writer? A blogger? A niche site developer? An entrepreneur? All of the above? None of the above?

I'm curious about how others in the WA family describe what we do. I'm sure there are some great ideas out there. Please share!

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wideman Premium
I would like to think we supply valuable information and answer the most asked questions to a particular group of people.
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WendyMx Premium
That shows a lot of insight into what we do in just a few words. Thanks. I'm going to remember that.
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lapointemari Premium
I identify myself as an entrepenur, when people ask "Yes, entrepenur, but what do you exactly do", you can respond by "Y'know Online Marketing affiliate?" They might know what you're talking about, if not, you can even introduce them to WA ;)
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Terand Premium
To add on. Provide them with your affiliate link, why not? Instead, you are helping them. :o)
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lapointemari Premium
Right! Win win
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WendyMx Premium
Great response, Maria. You can turn their question into an opportunity to share WA.
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Terand Premium
Hi Wendy, it does not matter. It's just a name or title. Businessman, Businesswoman, entrepreneurs, boss, freelancer, etc.
As long as you feel confident, just proudly tell them!
Wish you all the best to your success! :o)
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WendyMx Premium
Thanks, Terand. It's true that it's just a label. We can take charge and identify ourselves in any way we like.
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Terand Premium
Yes, Wendy! Do take care! :o)
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Glen B Premium
You could use several:

Online Marketer
Affiliate Marketer
Content Marketer

or

"I'm in marketing"

Any of these describe what you do. Then if they ask you can give them the long version.

- Glen B
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WendyMx Premium
A lot of great ideas in one response! I'll have to think about which like best. Thanks, Glen!
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Glen B Premium
Glad to help Wendy. The one that rings a bell with you is the one to use.

- Glen B
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EddySalomon Premium
Just say you're a blogger that helps people in your niche.
So for me I would say I was a blogger that blogged on how to find legit work at home and avoid scams.

People understand blogging more than internet marketing. And sometimes even when you explain what you do, they don't get it. They just assume anyone that works on the internet just builds site or is a graphic designer. lol
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WendyMx Premium
That works for me!
Thanks, Eddy with a y!
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EddySalomon Premium
No problem Wendy!
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